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From: Muchun Song <songmuchun@bytedance.com>
To: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@infradead.org>
Cc: Jonathan Corbet <corbet@lwn.net>,
	Mike Kravetz <mike.kravetz@oracle.com>,
	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>,
	mingo@redhat.com, bp@alien8.de, x86@kernel.org, hpa@zytor.com,
	dave.hansen@linux.intel.com, luto@kernel.org,
	Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>,
	viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	paulmck@kernel.org, mchehab+huawei@kernel.org,
	pawan.kumar.gupta@linux.intel.com, oneukum@suse.com,
	anshuman.khandual@arm.com, jroedel@suse.de,
	almasrymina@google.com, David Rientjes <rientjes@google.com>,
	linux-doc@vger.kernel.org, LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Linux Memory Management List <linux-mm@kvack.org>,
	linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [External] Re: [RFC PATCH 20/24] mm/hugetlb: Add a kernel parameter hugetlb_free_vmemmap
Date: Wed, 16 Sep 2020 10:50:08 +0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAMZfGtVv_8GR7c4syah8PNH6FBS8H7FQesBYr_qQRQaUEgZbsQ@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <defc8d4f-b143-d4ae-f609-fd22624aafc3@infradead.org>

On Wed, Sep 16, 2020 at 10:11 AM Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@infradead.org> wrote:
>
> Hi,
> Please see comments below.
>
> On 9/15/20 5:59 AM, Muchun Song wrote:
> > Add a kernel parameter hugetlb_free_vmemmap to disable the feature of
> > freeing unused vmemmap pages associated with each hugetlb page on boot.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Muchun Song <songmuchun@bytedance.com>
> > ---
> >  .../admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt         |  9 ++++++++
> >  Documentation/admin-guide/mm/hugetlbpage.rst  |  3 +++
> >  mm/hugetlb.c                                  | 23 +++++++++++++++++++
> >  3 files changed, 35 insertions(+)
> >
> > diff --git a/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt b/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt
> > index 5debfe238027..69d18ef6f66b 100644
> > --- a/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt
> > +++ b/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt
> > @@ -1551,6 +1551,15 @@
> >                       Documentation/admin-guide/mm/hugetlbpage.rst.
> >                       Format: size[KMG]
> >
> > +     hugetlb_free_vmemmap=
> > +                     [KNL] When CONFIG_HUGETLB_PAGE_FREE_VMEMMAP is set,
> > +                     this disables freeing unused vmemmap pages associated
>
>                         this controls
>
> > +                     each HugeTLB page.
>
>                         with each HugeTLB page.
>
> > +                     Format: { on (default) | off }
> > +
> > +                     on:  enable the feature
> > +                     off: dosable the feature
>
>                              disable
>
> > +
> >       hung_task_panic=
> >                       [KNL] Should the hung task detector generate panics.
> >                       Format: 0 | 1
> > diff --git a/Documentation/admin-guide/mm/hugetlbpage.rst b/Documentation/admin-guide/mm/hugetlbpage.rst
> > index f7b1c7462991..7d6129ee97dd 100644
> > --- a/Documentation/admin-guide/mm/hugetlbpage.rst
> > +++ b/Documentation/admin-guide/mm/hugetlbpage.rst
> > @@ -145,6 +145,9 @@ default_hugepagesz
> >
> >       will all result in 256 2M huge pages being allocated.  Valid default
> >       huge page size is architecture dependent.
>
> insert blank line here.
>
> > +hugetlb_free_vmemmap
> > +     When CONFIG_HUGETLB_PAGE_FREE_VMEMMAP is set, this disables freeing
> > +     unused vmemmap pages associated each HugeTLB page.
> >
> >  When multiple huge page sizes are supported, ``/proc/sys/vm/nr_hugepages``
> >  indicates the current number of pre-allocated huge pages of the default size.
>

Thanks for your comments.

>
> --
> ~Randy
>


-- 
Yours,
Muchun

  reply	other threads:[~2020-09-16  2:50 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 48+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-09-15 12:59 [RFC PATCH 00/24] mm/hugetlb: Free some vmemmap pages of hugetlb page Muchun Song
2020-09-15 12:59 ` [RFC PATCH 01/24] mm/memory_hotplug: Move bootmem info registration API to bootmem_info.c Muchun Song
2020-09-29 22:46   ` Mike Kravetz
2020-09-15 12:59 ` [RFC PATCH 02/24] mm/memory_hotplug: Move {get,put}_page_bootmem() " Muchun Song
2020-09-29 23:30   ` Mike Kravetz
2020-09-15 12:59 ` [RFC PATCH 03/24] mm/hugetlb: Introduce a new config HUGETLB_PAGE_FREE_VMEMMAP Muchun Song
2020-09-16  2:13   ` Randy Dunlap
2020-09-29 23:41   ` Mike Kravetz
2020-09-30  2:56     ` [External] " Muchun Song
2020-09-15 12:59 ` [RFC PATCH 04/24] mm/hugetlb: Register bootmem info when CONFIG_HUGETLB_PAGE_FREE_VMEMMAP Muchun Song
2020-09-15 12:59 ` [RFC PATCH 05/24] mm/hugetlb: Introduce nr_free_vmemmap_pages in the struct hstate Muchun Song
2020-09-30 22:41   ` Mike Kravetz
2020-10-01  2:57     ` [External] " Muchun Song
2020-09-15 12:59 ` [RFC PATCH 06/24] mm/hugetlb: Introduce pgtable allocation/freeing helpers Muchun Song
2020-09-15 12:59 ` [RFC PATCH 07/24] mm/hugetlb: Add freeing unused vmemmap pages support for x86 Muchun Song
2020-09-15 12:59 ` [RFC PATCH 08/24] mm/bootmem_info: Introduce {free,prepare}_vmemmap_page() Muchun Song
2020-09-15 12:59 ` [RFC PATCH 09/24] x86/mm: Introduce VMEMMAP_SIZE/VMEMMAP_END macro Muchun Song
2020-09-15 12:59 ` [RFC PATCH 10/24] mm/hugetlb: Free the vmemmap pages associated with each hugetlb page Muchun Song
2020-09-15 12:59 ` [RFC PATCH 11/24] mm/hugetlb: Add vmemmap_pmd_huge macro for x86 Muchun Song
2020-09-15 12:59 ` [RFC PATCH 12/24] mm/hugetlb: Defer freeing of hugetlb pages Muchun Song
2020-09-15 12:59 ` [RFC PATCH 13/24] mm/hugetlb: Allocate the vmemmap pages associated with each hugetlb page Muchun Song
2020-09-15 12:59 ` [RFC PATCH 14/24] mm/hugetlb: Introduce remap_huge_page_pmd_vmemmap helper Muchun Song
2020-09-15 12:59 ` [RFC PATCH 15/24] mm/hugetlb: Use PG_slab to indicate split pmd Muchun Song
2020-09-15 12:59 ` [RFC PATCH 16/24] mm/hugetlb: Support freeing vmemmap pages of gigantic page Muchun Song
2020-09-15 12:59 ` [RFC PATCH 17/24] mm/hugetlb: Add a BUILD_BUG_ON to check if struct page size is a power of two Muchun Song
2020-09-15 12:59 ` [RFC PATCH 18/24] mm/hugetlb: Clear PageHWPoison on the non-error memory page Muchun Song
2020-09-15 12:59 ` [RFC PATCH 19/24] mm/hugetlb: Flush work when dissolving hugetlb page Muchun Song
2020-09-15 12:59 ` [RFC PATCH 20/24] mm/hugetlb: Add a kernel parameter hugetlb_free_vmemmap Muchun Song
2020-09-16  2:10   ` Randy Dunlap
2020-09-16  2:50     ` Muchun Song [this message]
2020-09-15 12:59 ` [RFC PATCH 21/24] mm/hugetlb: Merge pte to huge pmd only for gigantic page Muchun Song
2020-09-20  9:59   ` Muchun Song
2020-09-15 12:59 ` [RFC PATCH 22/24] mm/hugetlb: Implement vmemmap_pmd_mkhuge macro Muchun Song
2020-09-15 12:59 ` [RFC PATCH 23/24] mm/hugetlb: Gather discrete indexes of tail page Muchun Song
2020-09-15 12:59 ` [RFC PATCH 24/24] mm/hugetlb: Add BUILD_BUG_ON to catch invalid usage of tail struct page Muchun Song
2020-09-15 14:32 ` [RFC PATCH 00/24] mm/hugetlb: Free some vmemmap pages of hugetlb page Matthew Wilcox
2020-09-15 14:53   ` Dave Hansen
2020-09-15 15:28   ` [External] " Muchun Song
2020-09-15 15:42     ` Matthew Wilcox
2020-09-15 17:32       ` Muchun Song
2020-09-15 17:39         ` Matthew Wilcox
2020-09-15 18:03           ` Muchun Song
2020-09-15 18:15             ` Matthew Wilcox
2020-09-16  2:45               ` Muchun Song
2020-09-29 21:58 ` Mike Kravetz
2020-09-30  3:13   ` Matthew Wilcox
2020-10-07 21:12   ` Mike Kravetz
2020-10-09  4:13     ` [External] " Muchun Song

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